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Home, John (minister, soldier and author)



  • Existence: 1722-1808. - 1808

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of the Home family of Whitfield and Ninewells., 1700-1933, undated.

Identifier: Acc.6976/1
Scope and Contents

This includes two letters of John Home, the author of ‘Douglas’, concerning the sentence of execution in 1746 on David, son of George Home of Whitfield and Manderston, together with David's last letter; a letter, 1758, of David Hume, the historian, on his family history; and a letter to Alexander Home, RN, from his grandmother, concerning his behaviour and duties in life, 1780.

Dates: 1700-1933, undated.

Correspondence, poetry and prose of Sir Walter Scott from the Library of Honresfield House., 1796-1832.

Identifier: MS.50703
Scope and Contents LettersArchibald, Joseph JamiesonLetter, 8 November 1825, of Scott to Joseph Jamieson Archibald on his admiration for Robert Burns and the progress of John Gibson Lockhart in London. Folio 1.Ballantyne, JamesLetter, 8 July 1826, of Scott to James Ballantyne on his work for ‘The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte’. Folios 2-3.Bell, JohnLetter, 7 March 1816, of Scott to John Bell on collecting Jacobite songs. Folios 4-5....
Dates: 1796-1832.

Letter of John Home to Harriet Kinloch., 1776.

Identifier: MS.23638, folio 84
Scope and Contents

Concerns the poetry of John Milton.

A small engraving of Home is also included.

Dates: 1776.

Letter of John Home to Sir Ewen Cameron of Fassiefern., 1801.

Identifier: MS.23638, folios 85-86
Scope and Contents

Concerns Home`s visit to Culloden the previous year.

The copy of Home`s `History of the Rebellion in the year 1745` which he sent to Cameron is held in the department of printed books.

Dates: 1801.

Letters of John Home., 1776-1801.

Identifier: MS.23638, folios 84-86
Scope and Contents

Letters to Harriet Kinloch and Sir Ewen Cameron of Fassiefern.

Dates: 1776-1801.

Literary papers and correspondence of Henry Mackenzie.

Identifier: Acc.10686
Scope and Contents

Includes manuscript of, notes for and letters, circa 1810, 1812-1821, concerning Mackenzie`s "Life of Home". With manuscript page, undated, of "Douglas" by John Home and a diary, circa 1803, of Home`s journey to Bath with David Hume in 1776.

Dates: circa 1803-1821.

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